Tableau Software has awarded its first grant in Singapore to The National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (NVPC) to help it harness the power of data and analytics.
Valued at approximately US$81,000, the three-year grant consists of Tableau licences and training services.
NVPC's Research and Giving.sg teams will use the grant to continue using Tableau to connect and visualise governed data quickly, combine multiple views of data, gain actionable insights, and share secured information with its staff members for data-related decision making.
According to NVPC's Giving.sg team, the software has also enabled them to successfully perform targeted email marketing on user profiles. This resulted in a 56 percent increase in donation amounts on Giving.sg between April 2016 and April 2017.
"Our team, armed with Tableau, seeks to cultivate a data-first environment, upgrade our skillsets, and enrich our storytelling capabilities to our stakeholders," said Melissa Kwee, CEO of NVPC. "We are committed to become a thought-leader in the giving space that leverages data to drive and nurture Singapore's giving culture. Through walking the talk, NVPC hopes to inspire and reach out to other non-profit organisations (NPOs) in Singapore to harness the power of data and analytics in their organisations."
To help other NPOs be data-driven too, Tableau has launched its 2017 Community Grant Cycle. Eligible non-profit organisations in Singapore may apply for local funding and software grants at tableau.com/foundation/employee-and-community before 31 July 2017.
Besides Singapore, Tableau Software is providing free licenses to its solution to small NPOs, NGOs, and charitable community-based organisations in 191 other countries to help them ncrease transparency and accountability, expand their relationships with funders, discover new trends in their programmes, and tell more powerful stories about their communities. Such organisations can also tap on Tableau Service Corps, a volunteer network of Tableau employees who are eager to help non-profits of any size explore and do good with their data.
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